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Fishing

Striped marlin off Cronulla

January 30, 2018 All At Sea 0

What a day it was today Sunday 28th January… a really nice sport fishing event with Mandy as the team leader.  Yes, the conditions were unexpectedly tough with sea running at 1.5 to 2.5 meters at 5 to 6 seconds between peaks. But how about this…first dolly for the season …

Another day in the office…

November 3, 2017 All At Sea 0

…and it was a good one with a very nice crew with Yong Pan’s COSCO team and Jenna the team leader.  We landed a nice catch, not big in numbers but mixed reef fish and pelagics like bonito and kingfish.  The most exciting hookup was a mako shark on our floating blue …

At last! They have arrived…dolphin fish, mahi mahi or dorado.

February 28, 2016 All At Sea 0

After Friday and Saturday with cancellations due to a gale warning followed by massive seas, we had a very good day on Sunday 28th February.  15NM east of Cronulla at Fisheries FAD we found good size fish. In summary: 11 dollies at 65 to 85 centimeters plus a skipjack tuna. …

A marlin at Middle Ground! The first for the season.

January 11, 2016 All At Sea 0

It was an exciting day at sea last Saturday 9th January. At Middle Ground we found massive schools of mackerel on the surface, chased by predators below. And our big live mackerel work well with Adam hooking up a 70 kilo marlin. Unfortunately lost after a 15 minute battle. An …

Sport fishing Port Hacking….a great experience!

November 1, 2015 All At Sea 0

The weather forecast was good with light wind and sea around one meter. But reality was different with offshore washing machine sea conditions. So plan B: Our strategy to fish Port Hacking river paid off.  Marty had a huge run with a big fish and lost it. Ross caught the fis …

Hey, spring is here and the sea is warming up

September 17, 2015 All At Sea 0

After many weeks of cold water around 16 to 17 C we had a change last weekend with a strong two-knot current bringing in warmer water from the north. And with that came a school of skipjack tuna. We landed four, all about five to six kilo. A triple hookup brought smiles to th …